Make a Difference at Turnstone

Help Turnstone create possibilities for children and adults with disabilities by donating your time and talent. Review the descriptions below to find the perfect fit for your interest and availability.  Questions?  Contact Beth Moody, Human Resources Coordinator, at beth@turnstone.org or (260) 483-2100.

Group Volunteer Opportunities

Turnstone’s events are perfect opportunities for groups of community-minded adults or students to contribute.  All participants will need to fill out the application online. Register your group and see a list of volunteer needs on our SignUpGenius page.

Volunteer Positions

Turnstone relies on volunteers to assist at fundraising events and sports tournaments, assist with daily programs for adults and children, and support therapy, aquatic, and fitness programs. 

All participants will need to fill out the application online.  Questions?  Contact Beth Moody, Human Resources Coordinator, at beth@turnstone.org or (260) 483-2100.

Adult Day Services Volunteer

Volunteers assist staff and adult clients during program activities, such as crafts and games, as well as at snack and lunch time.  Volunteers help keep the program area clean and orderly.

Requirements

  • Pass a National Criminal History consumer report 
  • TB Test

Childcare Program Volunteer

Volunteers interact with the children and staff; assist in the preparation of daily activities including escorting children to the classroom, removing coats, preparing children for activities, gathering and distributing materials; assist in classroom activities including mealtime, games, music, and free-play; share ideas and plans; assist in keeping classroom area clean and orderly; organizing and washing toys and dishes.

Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Pass a National Criminal History consumer report 
  • Finger printing if volunteering more than 8 hours per month (at own expense valid for 3 years after completed)
  • Physical (within 3 months, or in past 12 months at own expense)
  • TB Test

Concessions Volunteer

Concession help is needed at a variety of sports and recreation events along with other events held at Turnstone.  Volunteers will prepare, serve, and sell food and beverages and maintain a clean work area.  All funds raised in the concessions support Turnstone's programs and services.  

Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Pass a National criminal history consumer report 
  • Food handling experience a plus, but not required

Fundraising Events Volunteer

Volunteers assist with Turnstone's Fundraising Events by helping with ticket sales, event setup/takedown, and by serving on planning committees.  For more inforamtion, contact Renee Ray, Special Events Coordinator, at renee@turnstone.org or (260) 483-2100.

Requirements

  • Pass a National Criminal History consumer report 

Sports and Recreation Volunteer

Volunteers assist with individual sport practices and/or tournaments.  Sports include, but are not limited to, wheelchair basketball, sled hockey, power soccer, tennis, and boccia.

Requirements

  • Pass a National Criminal History consumer report 
  • TB Test

Therapy / Aquatics / Fitness Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist people with disabilties of all ages.  Volunteers help prepare for the therapy activity; wash, dry and fold laundry towels; help get out and put away equipment; clean equipment; and assist clients in getting to and from the program areas.

Requirements

  • Pass a National Criminal History consumer report 
  • TB Test